Thursday, August 11, 2016

Mia Prickett, Grand Ronde Disenrolled, Speaks Eloquently on Her Family's Restoration of Membership

There are times when the fight to bring the shameful action of disenrollment, that we've been fighting against for a dozen years, is frustrating.   TODAY, after listening to Mia Prickett, on Oregon Public Radio, I feel re-energized.

Mia Prickett, Erin Bernando, Marilyn Portwood, Eric Bernando (

Mia gave a terrific presentation on what happened to her family, those who walked on being posthumously disenrolled and sadly, those who have passed before receiving justice.

She touched on all the points, including loss of citizenship, the loss of their cultural home and the lack of voice in tribal affairs.

Frankly, this may have been the best I've heard, and I've given a few myself. I encourage ALL my relations to stay in, or get BACK in, the fight for justice for our ancestors.  Listen to the broadcast, TAKE NOTES, because Mia's interview is HOW it SHOULD be done.

I'm NOT sure how long this link will last, but I will update this post as necessary.

GO HERE for the replay on Soundcloud: Think Out LOUD: Oregon Public radio

Read MORE about the Grand Ronde Disenrollments at these LINKS:

Grand Ronde Disenrollment: Loss of Heritage
Grand Ronde Indian Removals
Appeals Court will hear Disenrollment Case

We MUST keep the pressure on tribes and their courts to PROVIDE JUSTICE for Native Americans harmed by their tribes.


WeRone said...

Congratulations to ALL. It's a beautiful to share the TRUTH and share ALL messages that honor ALL are relations.

White Buffalo said...

That is such good news to hear. I hope that all familiars who have been hurt by the devastating act of disenrollment will one day be able to take their place withing the community of their ancestors.

Anonymous said...

Man that kid looks like Robert Smith from Pala.

Anonymous said...

He don't look nothing like robert smith, other than being obese.

Anonymous said...

They don't look native to me at all

H. Caufield said...

You ever see some of the "Indians" that are enrolled at Pechanga? They look white enough to be in Spiegel catalogue.

WeRone said...

Being Indian is not how you look, its how you display yourself. We R All Here 4 Ever. The Creator can handle the truth, hopefully we ALL will someday.

Anonymous said...

Says the mixed blood...